Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Local Man Dies After Bike Collides With Vehicle

bicycle hit 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/11/14) — A Madisonville man was killed while riding his bicycle at approximately 12:05 a.m. Friday, July 11 on Island Ford Road in Madisonville.

According to a Kentucky State Police report, Jerry L. Simmons, 54, was heading east on Island Ford Road along the centerline, when he attempted to cross from the center of the road to the westbound shoulder. As he was crossing the lane, he was struck by a 2001 Acura passenger car headed west on Island Ford Road.

The report said Simmons crossed directly into the travel path of the car driven by Brock M. Dunbar, 29, Hanson. When the two collided, Simmons was thrown from the bicycle and was pronounced dead on the scene by Hopkins County Deputy Coroner Wayne Burton.

Simmons was not wearing a helmet nor reflective equipment, the report said. Dunbar was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

Trooper Nathan Craft is continuing the investigation.

He was assisted at the scene by Trooper Joseph Bartolotti, the Madisonville Police Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service and the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Robert D. Littlepage

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16

Stock Report

1 DOW 16,987.51
-61.49 (-0.36%)    
2 S&P 1,985.54
-11.91 (-0.60%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,567.60
-24.21 (-0.53%)    
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16

In Other News...

Big Rivers Sebree Station Earns 10th Governor's Safety and Health Award

ROBARDS, Ky. (9/13/14) — Secretary Larry L. Roberts of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet joined employees and officials in… Read More

Three Injured in Single-Car Collision

DUNMOR, Ky. (9/14/14) ― Three people were injured after a single-vehicle collision occurred on U.S. 431 three miles… Read More
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 12, 2014 16276

Woman's Body Found in Theater Day After…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 10, 2014 8019

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Police Capture…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
September 10, 2014 4170

Hopkins, Webster Men Arrested for Meth by…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
September 10, 2014 3927

Woman Accused of Trying to Give Child…

in Top Stories by Det. Otis Chamberlain
September 13, 2014 3015

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 10, 2014 8019

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Police Capture…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
September 10, 2014 3927

Woman Accused of Trying to Give Child…

in Top Stories by Det. Otis Chamberlain
September 13, 2014 3015

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 2443

Suspect Arrested for Possession of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 1940

Three Injured in Early Morning Two-Car…

in Top Stories by Officer Falon Graham

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 10, 2014 2133

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 10, 2014 1924

Randy Lanham, Marty Brown, Team Up for…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 10, 2014 1591

Owensboro Police Conduct Investigations

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 11, 2014 1279

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 11, 2014 1249

Owensboro Parks Plans Fall Day Camp

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 11, 2014 2986

Subject of Officer-Involved Shooting…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 10, 2014 2858

School System's New Finance Officer Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 10, 2014 2595

School System's Request for $5.5M Falls…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 11, 2014 2220

Two Accidents Occur on U.S. 62 Within…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 11, 2014 1737

Job Corps Students Volunteer with…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06